GNC’s Earth Genius – Something for Everyone

 This post is sponsored by GNC Earth Genius, however, I’m sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own.The US Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements in this post. These products and statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This post is sponsored by GNC Earth Genius, however, I’m sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own.The US Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements in this post. These products and statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

GNC recently came out with their own new comprehensive, wholesome line of products called Earth Genius. If you haven’t seen my previous post about Earth Genius and my experience with their Superfoods Supreme powder, you can find out more here. I have to say that I’ve been loving the Superfoods Supreme so much that I decided I needed to give some of their other products a try. They have a broad range of products to fit whatever health need you may have, so I decided to look into a few more deeply before deciding which to try next.  

There’s the Energizing TonIQ, an invigorating tonic that’s designed to help you wake up, refocus, and take on your day. It uses a natural source of caffeine from green coffee bean extract versus the synthetic caffeine found in many other dietary supplements. The Core Slimming Greens are specifically designed to help you reach your diet goals. It’s packed with fruits, veggies, greens, and a special all natural and caffeine-free herbal blend called Slimvance® which has been proven to increase weight loss and waist and hip reduction^.

^ A randomized clinical study of 140 healthy overweight people compared the use of Slimvance® in conjunction with an 1800 calorie diet and walking plan to a placebo with the same diet and walking plan. Those on Slimvance® lost almost 10 more pounds (-11.81 pounds vs. -1.91 pounds), lost over an inch more around the hips (-1.76 inches vs. -0.48 inches) and lost over an inch more around the waist (-2.12 inches vs. -0.68 inches) than the placebo group after 16 weeks.

The Beauty TonIQ is a tonic that is meant to protect and improve your skin tone thanks to Sicilian blood orange extracts. It also contains marine-based collagen to support healthy skin structure. Finally, there’s the Calming TonIQ, a tonic that promotes a sense of calm and relaxation. It is enhanced with adaptogenic mushrooms and Suntheanine L-Theanine.

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They are all super easy to incorporate into your everyday life. You can just add a scoop to water and enjoy since they come in delicious flavors like cucumber melon, mixed berry, lemon cucumber mint, and raspberry green tea. You can also easily blend them into a smoothie, mix them into plain yogurt or oatmeal, or find other fun ways to play around and incorporate them into recipes (be on the lookout for one from me coming to Instagram soon).

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I decided the Calming TonIQ was the way to go for me, as I’ve been having trouble relaxing at the end of the day and ultimately falling asleep. Like all of Earth Genius’ products, its non-GMO and gluten free with no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners. It comes in a lemon cucumber mint flavor which is delicious just mixed into water. I started drinking some an hour or so before I was ready to start winding down for the night, and it has definitely helped me to decompress, relax, and just feel at ease before calling it a night. It’s definitely worth giving a try if you’re like me and struggle with relaxing and winding down at the end of the day.

Do you want to try Earth Genius for yourself? You can find their products at your local GNC or online. Make sure to use the code 34126 now through 12/31/18 by showing the store manager in store. You can also use this link http://bit.ly/_StacyEG and enter the code 34126 at checkout if you’d like to order online.

Let me know what products you try and how you like them in the comments below!

GNC’s Earth Genius - Superfoods Supreme

This post is sponsored by GNC Earth Genius, however, I am sharing my own
thoughts. All opinions are my own. The US Food and Drug Administration has not
evaluated the statements in this post. These products and statements are not intended
to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

I recently stopped into my local GNC to discover that they’ve come out with their own new comprehensive, wholesome line of products called Earth Genius! I decided to give the products a once over because they have a pretty big selection, and, honestly, I was really impressed. The retail associate was also super helpful because they’re specifically trained to educate customers about Earth Genius, matching them with products that address their nutritional gaps.

In a nutshell, I learned that Earth Genius is inspired by nature and crafted by experts. All of their products are non-GMO, gluten free, and made with wholesome ingredients with no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners. They have a wide variety of products, so Earth Genius has you covered for pretty much any and every void you are trying to fill in terms of living a healthy lifestyle. It doesn’t get much more convenient than being able to find all the reasonably priced products you need in one place!

I decided that I needed to give Earth Genius a try, so I picked up their Superfoods Supreme powder. I decided to go with the Superfoods Supreme because, if you couldn’t tell by the name, it’s packed with superfoods. My diet has been a little iffy between the end of summer and some big life changes, so this seemed like a no brainer. It’s the perfect supplement to make sure you’re getting the vitamins and nutrients that you need to have a balanced diet.

It comes in a delicious mixed berry flavor and is seriously loaded with goodness. It’s packed with 35 different superfood ingredients plus protein. It also includes a prebiotic and enzymes to support healthy digestion. Just checking out the ingredient list makes it evident just how good this superfood powder is – there isn’t a single one that I don’t recognize! It’s packed with whole foods fruits, veggies, greens, sprouts, and beans. It also includes a blend of adaptogenic mushrooms and 6 g of vegetarian, plant-based protein. Basically it’s loaded! They suggest mixing the powder into water, making it super easy to take. I also found it to be a delicious addition to smoothie on the go.

So what’s the consensus? I’m a big Earth Genius fan! I really loved the Superfoods Supreme. It’s such an easy and delicious way to balance out my diet and pack in those superfoods. I’m excited to give the other Earth Genius products a try because they seem to have a wholesome, clean, and smart solution for literally any health goal. I’ll definitely give you updates as I try them.

Want to try Earth Genius for yourself? Well, you’re in luck because you can easily find their products at your local GNC or online. GNC was also kind enough to give me a code to share with you guys for 20% off any Earth Genius products online and in store from 9/27/18-12/31/18! To redeem in store, use the code 34126, and show the store manager. You can use this link http://bit.ly/_StacyEG and enter the code 34126 at checkout if you’d like to order online.

Let me know what products you try and how you like them in the comments below!

Renew Life® Probiotics – Live Healthier and Feel Better from the Inside Out

 This post is sponsored by Renew Life®, however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own.

This post is sponsored by Renew Life®, however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own.

Gut health is a big focus in the health industry these days and for very good reason! The gut isn’t just at the literal center of the body; it’s truly is the body’s center when it comes to health and affects so many other parts of our bodies and daily lives. It can affect everything from how you sleep to stress levels and happiness. When balanced and healthy, your gut promotes better digestion and stronger immune health. Literally 70% of our immune system is located in the gut just to put it into perspective.

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So how do we improve our gut health? A great place to start is by taking a daily probiotic. Probiotics help to restore the balance of flora in the gut. When the flora is unbalanced, it can lead to digestive and other health issues, so taking a daily probiotic helps to balance things out and keep them running and moving smoothly.

My go to daily probiotic is Renew Life. Renew Life is a potent probiotic with 3 times more good bacteria than leading brands as well as multiple scientifically studied strains to support digestive balance. These strains specifically reflect the natural diversity of your gut. Renew Life’s targeted release capsules help the probiotics to survive your stomach acid, allowing for more probiotics to actually reach the intestinal tract. Their potent formula contains 12 specifically selected Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus (often known at the “good bacteria”) strains to help restore digestive balance and support your immune health. They guarantee 30 billion live cultures per each capsule! The Renew Life vegetable capsules are also dairy free and gluten free.

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There are so many benefits to adding in a daily Renew Life probiotic into your routine. They help to regulate digestion and can aid in avoiding that uncomfortable feeling, which is something that I’m pretty sure we all want to avoid on our summer adventures! They also support your immune health keeping you going for all the fun summer activities. Nobody has time for sick days when you could be swimming in the ocean or hiking that trail you’ve been wanting to try. A daily probiotic can also improve your mood. Did you know that 95% of the body’s serotonin in produced right in the gut? So a happy gut can mean a happy you, literally. Basically your gut affects just about everything important to feeling the healthiest and best that you can!

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Renew Life offers a variety of products. I’ve been taking their Women’s Care Ultimate Flora Probiotic each morning with breakfast and have felt a noticeable difference. They also offer an Extra Care and Kids Probiotic, so they have something for the entire family. You can find out more about Renew Life and their products at: https://www.renewlife.com/extra-care-probiotics.html/. I’d definitely recommend giving them a try for yourself! Let me know what you think or if you have any questions in the comments below!

Get more information here about the full line of Renew Life® Ultimate Flora™ Probiotics here: http://bit.ly/2Lh8ceR #startstrong, #powerhour

Annie’s and Cascadian Farms at Walmart

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This post is sponsored by Walmart, however, all ideas and opinions are my own.

Life can be pretty hectic. Between work, school, friends, kids, etc., we could all use a little help in terms of having enough time, especially when it comes to making smart breakfast choices. That’s where Walmart comes in. I’ve been making stops at my local Walmart to pick up some of my must-have items like fruits and veggies, plus they also carry better for you, organic options like Annie’s and Cascadian Farm.

On my most recent Walmart haul, I picked up Annie’s Cocoa Bunnies and Cascadian Farm Oat and Honey cereals. They’re both certified USDA Organic and absolutely delicious! I enjoyed my Cascadian Farm Oat and Honey with some fresh fruit and unsweetened almond milk before heading out the door. I think we can all agree, nothing beats a 5 minute breakfast!  I also love that this granola is non-GMO with no artificial colors or flavors.

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I love my Annie’s Cocoa Bunnies with some milk as well, but I decided to mix things up a bit with these super easy chocolate peanut butter cereal bars. They only require one additional ingredient and will be a recipe that the entire family will love!

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You just mix together 2 cups of the Cocoa Bunnies with 1 cup of natural, smooth peanut butter, spread the mixture in a parchment-lined 8x8 baking dish, and freeze for 45 minutes to an hour. Once hardened, remove the mixture, cut it into bars, and enjoy! You can also store them in the freezer until you’re ready to eat them. They make for a great snack or on-the-go, better for you breakfast option, and the kids will love them! Who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate?

Make sure to head to your local Walmart to pick up your Annie’s and Cascadian Farm products along with your other essentials like fruits and veggies. They make breakfast so much easier without compromising quality by using great, organic ingredients. Whether you choose to enjoy them with milk and fresh fruit or give the protein-packed cereal bars a try, you really can’t go wrong!

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FlorastorPre and FlorastorPlus Review

As you may know from my previous review, I’ve been taking Florastor, a probiotic for a few months now. It’s become a part of my every day routine, and I honestly love it! I’ve been feeling great, and Florastor is super convenient in that it doesn’t need to be refrigerated like some other probiotics. I can take it with me on the go without having to worry about keeping it cold. My digestion has been great, and I feel like the probiotics have really given my immune system a boost. I really can’t say enough good things about Florastor! So when I was recently introduced to two more of Florastor’s products – FlorasterPre and FlorastorPlus, I obviously had to give them a try.

FlorastorPre is a daily probiotic and fiber supplement. It has a unique prebiotic and probiotic blend which is great for your digestive health. It contains Florastor’s signature probiotic strain, and it has the addition of prebiotic fiber.

FlorastorPlus also contains Florastor’s signature probiotic strain plus zinc, vitamin C, and vitamin D3. You get all of the benefits of Florastor’s original probiotic plus an additional immune system boost from the essential vitamins.

I honestly loved both products! I love that they both have the base of Florator’s probiotic, and that each product can cater to something specific depending on what you’re looking for in a supplement. If you feel like you need a bit more of a digestive aid, FlorastorPre’s a great option. If you feel like you need that immunity boost, FlorastorPlus has you covered. And like any Florastor product, they’re super convenient. I’d definitely recommend giving either (or both) a try if you’re looking for a probiotic supplement with that something extra!